The Late Great Me

The Late Great Me

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by Sandra Scoppettone
     
 

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"You've got to be somebody, Geri. You can't be nobody. You don't want to be president of a lot of leftover people." That's my mother talking. She's always bugging me about "all-round popularity" which was important stuff back in the fifties—which, if you ask me, is where my mother is still living. Whatever "all-round popularity" is, I didn't have it—until I… See more details below

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"You've got to be somebody, Geri. You can't be nobody. You don't want to be president of a lot of leftover people." That's my mother talking. She's always bugging me about "all-round popularity" which was important stuff back in the fifties—which, if you ask me, is where my mother is still living. Whatever "all-round popularity" is, I didn't have it—until I started going out with Dave Townsend. He was new my junior year and very good looking. With Dave I could do anything—talk to anyone, be funny, even dance—as soon as he handed me my first bottle of wine. And my mother didn't have to worry about her daughter being nobody: I was on my way to becoming Queen of the Juicers, the biggest lush at Walt Whitman High.

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ISBN-13:
9780553541250
Publisher:
Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
06/01/1993

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